South Africa

Posted by in News on March 18, 2019

South Africa: SA Human Rights Lawyer to Receive French Award for Work On Gender-Based Violence

South African human rights lawyer Bonita Meyersfeld will be appointed a Knight of the National Order of Merit by France…

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Posted by in News on October 19, 2018

South Africa: With Sexism Alive and Well in SA Media, Cyber Bullying Is the New Trend to Watch

The Glass Ceilings 2018 findings show the challenge today is not about the numbers game, with almost equal numbers of…

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Posted by in News on September 17, 2018

South Africa: Gender-Based Violence – Mabuza Says ‘Men Must Change’

Deputy President David Mabuza has called on South African men to change to stop the scourge of gender-based violence in…

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Posted by in Gender Equity, News on December 18, 2017

Report Finds Disturbing Gaps in Services for Sexual Violence Survivors in South Africa

South Africa — Nearly three-quarters of public health facilities in South Africa designated to provide services to survivors of sexual violence…

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Posted by in News on August 31, 2015

Women’s Month: Reflection, Revival and Regeneration in the GBV Sector

South Africa: On 9 August each year, South Africans commemorate National Women’s Day to honour the 20,000 women who marched…

Posted by in Uncategorized on June 19, 2015

South Africa: Study Reveals Core of Gender-Based Violence in Bredasdorp

South Africa: The ‘superior’ role men assume in relationships is at the core of gender-based violence bedevilling the Bredasdorp community, a…

Posted by in News on December 1, 2014

South Africa: Women’s Empowerment ‘Key to Stopping Violence’

South Africa: Only a radical shift in approaches to end gender violence will bring about change, says Gender Links, a…

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Posted by in News on October 9, 2014

South Africa: Gender Based Violence Costs R40-Billion

A recent report states that gender-based violence costs the South African economy up to R40-billion a year or more than…

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Posted by in News on September 24, 2014

Caesarean section rates in South Africa ‘recklessly high’, warn experts

Caesarean section rates in South Africa ‘recklessly high’, warn experts.  Figures released by South Africa’s Council for Medical Schemes showed…

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Posted by in News on September 1, 2014

Gender violence still hinders women’s freedom

It seems incongruous that we celebrate Women’s Month [August in South Africa], yet stories of conflict and gender based violence…

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